Manuel Pellegrini bookies favourite for next West Ham boss following Moyes departure

Manuel Pellegrini bookies favourite for next West Ham boss following Moyes departure

We could see a former title winner return to the Premier League.

Manuel Pellegrini has been installed as the favourite to take over from the departing David Moyes, following West Ham’s announcement. 

The ex-Manchester City boss is an even money favourite to be in control at the London Stadium next year, followed by Portuguese boss Paulo Fonseca at 2/1

In total, 36% of all bets on the new manager have been placed on the Chilean being employed by owners David Gold and David Sullivan for the 18/19 season.

Elsewhere, Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez is the third favourite at 8/1 followed by Spaniard Unai Emery at 14/1

Oddshcecker spokesperson George Elek: “The Premier League managerial merry-go-round has creaked back into action and West Ham are yet again looking for a new boss. 

“The national press reported that the Hammers would not follow-up there interest in Pellegrini, yet he remains the favourite to be appointed boss of the London club.”

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